Large Cap Services Stocks With Highest Annual EPS Growth in Sector

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about large cap companies in the Services sector that have increased their EPS the most for the year-over-year period.

  • Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO): This company earned $3.27 last year, which represents a change of 6786.95% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $82.61 and its market capitalization is $15,235,580,000.00. About the company: Vornado Realty Trust is a fully-integrated real estate investment trust. The trust owns, manages and leases office properties in New York City, Washington, DC, and California. The Company also owns retail properties Washington, DC and Puerto Rico.
  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR): This company earned $1.75 last year, which represents a change of 1537.53% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $22.73 and its market capitalization is $13,754,200,000.00. About the company: The Kroger Co. operates supermarkets and convenience stores in the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the foods that its supermarkets sell.
  • Liberty Media Corp (Starz) (NASDAQ:LSTZA): This company earned $4.12 last year, which represents a change of 795.57% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $71.41 and its market capitalization is $18,370,080,000.00. About the company: Liberty Media-Starz owns and operates cable television channels and Internet businesses. The Company operates cable television channels that televise movies; offers satellite Internet access; operates fantasy sports games; and offers online games, information and entertainment for sports fans.
  • Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN): This company earned $1.30 last year, which represents a change of 651.81% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $145.32 and its market capitalization is $18,157,530,000.00. About the company: Wynn Resorts Limited owns and operates luxury hotels and destination casino resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Macau, China. The resorts features guest rooms and suits, restaurants, golf courses, and on-site luxury automotive dealerships.
  • Liberty Media Corp (Capital) (NASDAQ:LCAPA): This company earned $9.06 last year, which represents a change of 568.70% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $69.50 and its market capitalization is $18,370,080,000.00. About the company: Liberty Media Corp – Capital is a tracking stock issued by Liberty Media Corporation to track the performance of the Capital Group. The Capital Groups interests include entertainment services, broadcasting services, publishing, mobile service, and electronics.
  • TIM Participacoes SA (ADR) (NYSE:TSU): This company earned $1.63 last year, which represents a change of 549.40% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $26.67 and its market capitalization is $19,700,832,987.86. About the company: Tim Participacoes S.A. provides mobile telecommunications services, cellular phone data transmission and mobile internet services through its mobile operators throughout Brazil.
  • HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP): This company earned $1.01 last year, which represents a change of 297.69% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $33.16 and its market capitalization is $13,502,060,000.00. About the company: HCP, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The Trust invests in health care related real estate throughout the United States. HCP’s properties include senior housing, life sciences, medical offices, hospitals, and skilled nursing homes.
  • Liberty Media Corp (Interactive) (NASDAQ:LINTA): This company earned $1.46 last year, which represents a change of 234.88% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $15.06 and its market capitalization is $18,370,080,000.00. About the company: Liberty Media Corp – Interactive is a tracking stock issued by Liberty Media Corporation to track the performance of the Interactive group. The Interactive groups interests include home and Internet shopping online travel.
  • CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS): This company earned $1.07 last year, which represents a change of 214.40% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $24.93 and its market capitalization is $16,716,720,000.00. About the company: CBS Corporation is a multimedia company that operates broadcasting, television production, and publishing businesses. The Company operates television and radio stations, produces and syndicates television programs, publishes books, provides online content as well as provides outdoor advertising.
  • Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS): This company earned $0.61 last year, which represents a change of 162.59% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $43.59 and its market capitalization is $31,828,310,000.00. About the company: Las Vegas Sands Corp. owns and operates casino resorts and convention centers. The Company operates in United States, Macau and Singapore. Las Vegas Sand Corp’s casino’s offer a wide range of gaming activities and entertainment as well as overnight accomodations, while its expo centers host a wide range of entertainment shows, expositions, and other activities.
  • DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV): This company earned $2.50 last year, which represents a change of 161.25% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $43.34 and its market capitalization is $31,997,350,000.00. About the company: DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The Company acquires, promotes, sells and distributes digital entertainment programming via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers.
  • Macy-s, Inc. (NYSE:M): This company earned $2.00 last year, which represents a change of 154.98% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $25.55 and its market capitalization is $10,903,910,000.00. About the company: Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
  • Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX): This company earned $1.27 last year, which represents a change of 136.17% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $37.36 and its market capitalization is $27,874,300,000.00. About the company: Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams.
  • Simon Property Group, Inc (NYSE:SPG): This company earned $2.10 last year, which represents a change of 98.69% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $114.26 and its market capitalization is $33,546,070,000.00. About the company: Simon Property Group, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed, real estate investment trust. The Company owns, develops, and manages retail real estate properties including regional malls, outlet centers, community/lifestyle centers, and international properties.
  • ORIX Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:IX): This company earned $8.15 last year, which represents a change of 83.82% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $46.82 and its market capitalization is $10,247,618,084.98. About the company: ORIX Corporation provides comprehensive financial services throughout the world. The Company’s business lines include leasing, installment loans, real estate loans, life insurance, banking, securities brokerage, venture capital, and consumer finance. ORIX also operates a professional baseball team, the ORIX Buffalos.
  • Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LTD): This company earned $2.49 last year, which represents a change of 76.39% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $34.57 and its market capitalization is $10,632,950,000.00. About the company: Limited Brands, Inc. owns and operates specialty stores throughout the United States. The Company, through its retail stores, offer a wide range of products, including women’s apparel, women’s lingerie, beauty products and accessories, personal care, and home fragrance products. The Company’s stores also offer products via the Internet.
  • Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG): This company earned $1.84 last year, which represents a change of 74.26% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $31.66 and its market capitalization is $10,813,010,000.00. About the company: Dollar General Corp. operates a chain of discount retail stores located primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States. The Company offer a broad selection of merchandise, including consumable products such as food, paper and cleaning products, health and beauty products and pet supplies, and non-consumable products such as seasonal merchandise.
  • Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM): This company earned $1.45 last year, which represents a change of 69.28% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $58.29 and its market capitalization is $10,242,300,000.00. About the company: Whole Foods Market, Inc. owns and operates a chain of natural food supermarkets in the United States. The Company’s stores provides full range of merchandise, featuring products that are free of artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, preservatives, and added chemicals. Whole Foods also develops, produces, and markets nutriceuticals and nutritional supplements.
  • AT+T Inc. (NYSE:T): This company earned $3.36 last year, which represents a change of 57.08% for the year-over-year period. The stock recently traded at $28.22 and its market capitalization is $167,231,700,000.00. About the company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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